Huntsman Post - August 2013
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Some Government Regs. Can Hurt Low-Income Households

Dr. Thomas testified to a U.S. House subcommittee.

Diana Thomas, assistant prof., testified before a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee explaining how certain government regulations can hurt low-income families. Watch her testimony or click below to see her research explained.



Study Shows Women, Minorities are Given Risky Top Positions

Drs. Glass, left, and Cook share leadership study.

Minority and women leaders are more likely to be appointed to top spots in struggling organizations than traditional white male leaders. In this interview, Alison Cook and Christy Glass talk about the ramifications of this “glass cliff” and the corresponding “savior effect.”



Jason Smith Wins Jensen Prize for Corp. Finance Research

Dr. Smith's work in top Journal.

Jason Smith, assistant professor, recently won the 2012 Jensen Prize (Second Prize) for a paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics. Here he explains his research into how cash flow can influence how quickly a firm will move to an optimal level of debt.



Dr. Hawley, USU CIO, Adjunct Professor, Wins Top IT Award

Eric Hawley honored for reforming USU IT systems.

Eric Hawley was nationally recognized with the “Enterprise IT Leader of the Year Award” and the “IT Engagement Award” by Search CIO. Dr. Hawley explains that IT departments can be better focused on meeting the needs of the organizations they serve.



Larry Walther Describes Benefits of New 5-Year Program

Dr. Walther says changes will benefit students.

The Huntsman School of Accountancy is one of the smallest schools of accounting to be ranked in the top 50 in the U.S. by the Public Accounting Report. Larry Walther, head of the School of Accountancy, describes benefits of the school’s new five-year professional program.

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